Macon- Bibb Hazmat team called to crash involving tractor trailer


MACON, Georgia (WMGT/41NBC) – A crash involving a tractor trailer and car over the weekend caused The Macon-Bibb Fire Department’s Hazmat team to respond.

According to a news release from the Bibb County Sheriff’s Office, the crash happened just after 9 Saturday morning on I-75 south in Macon, near the Rocky Creek Road exit. A tractor trailer, that was carrying liquid nitrogen, was attempting to merge from the middle lane to the right lane. It hit a Honda Accord when it began to merge. The driver of the tractor trailer veered to the left and hit a concrete wall. It began to roll onto its side and rolled onto the same Honda Accord.

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The news release goes on to say, both drivers were taken to Medical Center Navicent Health in Macon and are in stable condition.

Traffic was temporarily diverted for almost 2 hours on I-75 south. The Macon-Bibb Fire Department’s Hazmat team also responded since the tractor trailer was carrying liquid nitrogen.

This crash is under investigation.